Spokane Chiefs defenseman Noah King has signed a professional contract with the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League, an affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames.
Bill Peters, who led the Spokane Chiefs to a 2008 Memorial Cup championship, has made a return to professional hockey by being appointed coach of Russian hockey club Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
Jake McGrew hoped to skate out with his Spokane Chiefs teammates one last time this year.
Nearly a week after shuttering its regular season, the Western Hockey League on Monday had its postseason canceled as well.
As much as Ty Smith would much rather still be playing hockey with his Spokane teammates, the cancellation of the Western Hockey League regular season has given the Chiefs’ captain something he hasn’t had in a long time: a break.
The Western Hockey League regular season is officially over. Following a meeting with the WHL Board of Governors and consultation with medical professionals it was determined that the remaining 54 games on the 2019-20 WHL schedule will be canceled and not played.
The WHL’s Board of Governors is expected to hold a conference call Tuesday to discuss the next steps as it relates to a potential timeline of resumption of play, ticket policies and more. The Spokane Chiefs, like much of the league, started sending players home Sunday as they await word on when play can resume.
The Spokane Chiefs, who currently sit third in the U.S. Division standings, have four regular-season games remaining on their schedule, including games at the Spokane Arena on Friday and Saturday.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Wednesday a ban of gatherings and events of more than 250 people in three Western Washington counties, including the greater Seattle area.
Lukas Parik knows how to contribute to his own cause.
The wins, and the milestones, keep coming for the Spokane Chiefs. Leif Mattson and Luke Toporowski scored two goals apiece, Eli Zummack added a career-high five assists, and Spokane defeated Calgary 6-3 on Saturday for its ninth straight win.
Western Hockey League scoring leader Adam Beckman netted his third hat trick of the season and added an assist as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the host Red Deer Rebels 5-1 Friday night.